James William Burrowes, 88, of New Carlisle, passed away Friday, October, 25, 2019. He was born November 16, 1930 in Dayton, the son of the late William and Vada Burrowes. Jim had many skills starting with building homes, 30 plus years as a livestock dealer and farmer. In his later years he had a passion for wood turning and passing on his skills to others. Jim is preceded in death by his son Bob Burrowes; granddaughter Christina Bruggeman; and the mother of his children Betty Burrowes. He is survived by his children Bill (Debbie) Burrowes, Belinda (Richard) Kidwell, Patrick (Deborah) Burrowes and Jim (Melissa) Burrowes; loving companion Barbara Crockett; brother Tom (Barbara) Burrowes; nine grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Monday, October 28, 2019 from 10-11 AM at Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church with the funeral to honor Jim beginning at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice organization of your choice or Honor Flight. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.trostelchapman.com.
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